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Orono High School is Minnesota’s best traditional public high school and a Gold Medal recipient in the 2018 ranking of America’s Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Orono placed second overall of the 569 high schools ranked in Minnesota. Nationally, Orono was 210th of 28,813 high schools nationwide or among the top 1… Continue Reading OHS is state’s #1 traditional public high school

Some 249 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas at Orono High School’s 67th annual commencement ceremony. It will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, in Pesonen Stadium. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the OHS gymnasium. The gymnasium has limited seating. Guests are also reminded that… Continue Reading OHS Class of 2018 graduates Thursday, June 7

Six Orono Intermediate School fourth-graders medaled in the National Mythology Exam. It is the second year OIS has participated in the competition. Zach Henson and Evelyn Miller received Gold Medallions. Gage Parrish and Maggie Wallander received Silver Medallions. Rosie Kingsley and Katherine Springmeyer received Bronze Medallions. Other students participating included Jem Benson, Axel Duke, Kaia… Continue Reading Six OIS students medal on mythology exam

Math Masters teams from Orono Intermediate School returned from regional competition with the top honor, as well as third and fourth places.  In all, the 33 fifth-graders captured 42 ribbons, medals and championship plaques.  The competition was held April 20 at Chaska Community Center. The field of competitors included 144 students on 31 teams.  OIS… Continue Reading IS Math Masters team takes home first place

The month of May is a Nielsen ratings period, which is why local television stations tout their big investigative reports at this time. You may have watched or heard about a story on radon. Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that’s produced by decaying uranium. It’s present in nearly all soils, and very low… Continue Reading District tests for radon every five years

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